Furnishing Industry Timber Due Diligence Toolkit LAUNCHED

The Australasian Furnishing Association is proud to launch the Furnishing Industry Timber Due Diligence Toolkit. ‘The AFA, together with stakeholder partners and the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, has developed the ‘AFA Timber Due Diligence System’ to...

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NO. YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER. 

But we’d love to have you. More and more, the AFA receives calls on a whole range of topics, but mostly from stakeholders seeking help or advice, usually related to a business crisis. Increasingly the caller has assumed they are an AFA Member, when they are not. What...

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Focus On Furnishing Industry Standards Now At Critical Point

Standards are applied to protect buyers, consumers and users. They are used to demonstrate a commitment to the community’s expectation of a safe and sustainable Australia and are recognised as a value-add to Australia’s economic efficiency, trade and international...

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Catapulting Designers into Global Furnishing markets

The AFA is delighted to welcome New Members, Catapult Design, a crew that is passionate about the very best in furniture and lighting. Catapult joins Australia’s most dynamic furnishing companies such as Zenith Interiors, Jardan, King Living and UCI as AFA Member...

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Nine More Failures

A further nine furniture product safety recalls have been reported this month, with Bunk Beds and Bean Bags heading the list and eBay being amongst the sellers under scrutiny. Consumers are urged to know their rights and Sellers warned to meet their obligations....

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The Impact of Social Media in the Workplace

Social media is constantly in the news. The privacy issues facing Facebook and the recent devaluing of that business on the share market is making headlines. Many people use social media to find out the news, to hear and share opinions, to connect with other people,...

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Furniture Retailing in Australia

Well furnished: Increased residential building construction activity has promoted demand - a summary of recent IBIS World Reports. The AFA has summarised a range of Ibis World Reports on behalf of its Members. This report is in relation to Furniture Retailing in...

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